Pass Over Blues – No Fruits-Without Roots | Album Review

Pass Over Blues – No Fruits – Without Roots www.passoverblues.de snnstft Verlag 15 songs time-50:26 Blues based music delving into singer-song writer territory with a slant on the state of the world’s condition and personal relations delivered from the German perspective of Pass Over Blues and it’s guiding light Harro Hubner. The band employs blues instrumentation …

Pass Over Blues Band – The | Album Review

Pass Over Blues Band – The Self-Release – 2014 www.harrohuebner.de 13 tracks; 47 minutes The Pass Over Blues Band is based in Germany.  Established in 1991 the band is guitarist Roland Beeg, vocalist, harp player and occasional guitarist Harro Huebner, drummer Michiel Demeyere and bassist Lutz Mohri.  Additional musicians are Andi Geyer on keys, Christian …

RoHarpo The Bluesman – Livin The Dream | Album Review

RoHarpo The Bluesman – Livin’ The Dream Self-Release – 2016 10 tracks; 46 minutes www.Roharpoblues.com Unfortunately this CD reached Blues Blast with no information other than the single sheet cover which gives the song titles but nothing else. It is not therefore possible to credit any musicians other than RoHarpo who it is safe to …

King Louie’s Blues Revue – Live at Riverhouse Jazz | Album Review

King Louie’s Blues Revue – Live at Riverhouse Jazz Shoug Records www.louispain.com CD: 11 Songs, 55:53 Minutes Styles: Blues/Jazz Covers, Ensemble Blues and Jazz, Live Album Who doesn’t love a live album? It possesses a different momentum than one produced in a studio, a whole other level of crowd-fueled energy and mutual feedback between artist …

O.G. Fillmore Slim with Shoestring Sue – Blues Man Mack | Book Review

O.G Filmore Slim – Blues Man Mack How I Conquered The Stage And The Streets With Shoestring Sue CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform www.fillmoreslimmusic.com 489 pages It certainly has been an interesting life for Clarence Sims, aka Fillmore Slim. Born In Baton Rouge in 1934, Slim lead a normal childhood. His father worked for the L&A …

Miss Freddye – Lady Of The Blues | Album Review

Miss Freddye – Lady Of The Blues Self-Release – 2017 11 tracks; 39 minutes www.missfreddye.com Miss Freddye comes from the Pittsburgh area but for this debut release she headed West to Kid Andersen’s Greaseland studios where Kid and Andy Santana co-produced the album; indeed Andy had a hand in nine of the eleven songs. Kid …

The Gordon Meier Blues Experience – Magic Kingdom | Album Review

The Gordon Meier Blues Experience – Magic Kingdom Reverberocket Records https://gordonmeierbluesexperience.squarespace.com/ CD: 12 Songs, 55:14 Minutes Styles: Blues Covers, Contemporary Electric Blues and Blues Rock, Debut Album When I was a kid and teenager, two of my favorite places to go were Disney World and Disneyland. My family and I would visit the former in even …

Benny Turner – My Brother’s Blues | Album Review

Benny Turner – My Brother’s Blues Nola Blue Records www.bennyturner.com www.nola-blue.com 11 tracks / 51:12 When Benny Turner chose the title for his latest album, My Brother’s Blues, it was not just a clever phrase to him as this disc pays homage to his older brother Freddie King, one of the “Three Kings” of electric blues …

Mitsutoshi Inaba – John Lee “Sonny Boy’ Williamson – The Blues Harmonica of Chicago’s Bronzeville | Book Review

Mitsutoshi Inaba – John Lee “Sonny Boy” Williamson The Blues Harmonica of Chicago’s Bronzeville The Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group www.rowman.com 211 pages hardcover Most blues fans have heard of Sonny Boy Williamson. When you hear a Sonny Boy recording, more often than not it is from Alex “Rice” Miller, known as Sonny Boy II, who …